Laura Pollard discusses the government's current approach to tackling human trafficking and the reforms proposed recently by the Centre for Social Justice.
Laura Pollard looks at the experience and skills which budding lawyers can gain from volunteering at the Citizens Advice Bureau, and the benefits they provide to their bureau and the wider community.
In the recent case of CW v SG, an unmarried father’s parental responsibility was terminated by the court. Laura Pollard summarises the case and questions whether the distinction in treatment of unmarried fathers in Section 4(2A) of the Children Act…
Laura Pollard considers the impact of the legal aid cuts and the responses to the implementation of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.
Laura Pollard considers the responses to Margaret Thatcher's death and the outrage that some of the comments and celebrations have sparked.
Following the recent case of Christina Edkins, who was fatally stabbed on her way to school in Halesowen, calls have been made for a ‘legal assumption’ which would mean that anyone found carrying a knife would receive a prison sentence.